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Open Source XYplorer Alternatives

The best open source alternative to XYplorer is Double Commander. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to XYplorer and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to XYplorer are Dolphin File Manager, Midnight Commander, Files and Thunar.

XYplorer alternatives are mainly File Managers but may also be FTP Clients or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of XYplorer.
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  1. Double Commander icon

    Double Commander

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    124 alternatives to Double Commander 

    Double Commander is a cross-platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and features some new ideas.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesDouble Commander supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
    2.  PortableDouble Commander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDouble Commander can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Ad-freeDouble Commander doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Dark ModeDouble Commander supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Double Commander 0.7.0 running on Windows 10
    Double Commander 0.7.3 running on Ubuntu 16.04 Xfce
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    Most users think Double Commander is a great alternative to XYplorer.
  2. Dolphin File Manager icon

    Dolphin File Manager

    • Linux
    • KDE
    • Flathub
    69 alternatives to Dolphin File Manager 

    Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in Finder (it is not available in current version due to problems with maintaibility). Supports FTP, SCP and other protocols. Highly configurable.

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  3. Midnight Commander icon

    Midnight Commander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • MacPorts
    98 alternatives to Midnight Commander 

    GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software. Its a feature rich full-screen text mode application that allows you to copy, move and delete files and whole directory trees, search for files...

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    1.  LightweightMidnight Commander consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. Files icon

    Files

    106 alternatives to Files 

    Files is a file manager which leverages the latest features of the Windows platform including Fluent Design, seamless updates, and APIs which enable the performance and lifecycle behavior that users expect.

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    1.  Dark ModeFiles supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Ad-freeFiles doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  5. Thunar icon

    Thunar

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    77 alternatives to Thunar 

    Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options.

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    1.  MP3 / ID3 RenamingThunar allows you to batch rename MP3 files through the use of ID3 metadata.
    2.  Batch Rename FilesThunar supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
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  6. Far Manager icon

    Far Manager

    97 alternatives to Far Manager 

    Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. Far Manager works in text mode and provides a simple and intuitive interface for performing most of the necessary actions:

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFar Manager can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Command line interfaceFar Manager either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Explorer++

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    86 alternatives to Explorer++ 

    Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows Explorer, while introducing several enhancements and improvements for a much richer file browsing experience.

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    1.  PortableExplorer++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. Tablacus Explorer icon

    Tablacus Explorer

    39 alternatives to Tablacus Explorer 

    Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager with Add-on support.

    Tabbed interface Add-on support Customizable association, menus, keys, mouse gestures, alias Completely Portable, No installation required Multiple language and Unicode support Open source .

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTablacus Explorer can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  PortableTablacus Explorer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  LightweightTablacus Explorer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeTablacus Explorer supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  9. muCommander icon

    muCommander

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Java
    98 alternatives to muCommander 

    muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, *BSD, Solaris...).

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    1.  PortablemuCommander can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Krusader icon

    Krusader

    • Linux
    • XQuartz
    52 alternatives to Krusader 

    Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want: extensive archive handling, mounted filesystem support, FTP, advanced...

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    1.  Built-in viewerKrusader shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    2.  Command line interfaceKrusader either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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